Shelby Valley’s post-season run came to an end as state powerhouse Beechwood downed the Wildcats, 49-12, in the Class 2A regional championship game played at Edgar McNabb Field on Friday night.
The Wildcats finished the season at 10-3 and played without quarterback Russ Osborne who suffered a broken collarbone in a 28-21 win over Middlesboro in the second round.
Backup quarterback Brady Johnson passed for 95 yards and one touchdown – a 56-yard toss to Brady Bentley. He had four catches for 78 yards.
Running back Jayden Newsome added a five-yard TD run and finished with 61 yards.
(Class 2A regional championship)
SCORE BY QUARTERS:
SV (10-3)……0 0 6 6 – 12
BW (12-1)…21 21 0 7 – 49
BW – Chase Flaherty, 25-yard run (Matt Kappes kick)
BW – Chase Flaherty, 4-yard run (Matt Kappes kick)
BW – Landon Johnson, 5-yard pass from Clay Hayden (Matt Kappes kick)
BW – Chase Flaherty, 2-yard run (Matt Kappes kick)
BW – Antonio Robinson, 28-yard pass from Clay Hayden (Matt Kappes kick)
BW – Carson Craycraft, 33-yard INT (Matt Kappes kick)
SV – Jayden Newsome, 5-yard run (kick failed)
BW – Cash Harney, 1-yard run (Isaac Cardosi kick)
SV – Brady Bentley, 56-yard pass from Brady Johnson (kick failed)